Giving Children the Gift of Nature

May 2019 – SFNPT Executive Director Don Finefrock wrote this article for the May 2019 edition of Preservation Today, the magazine of Dade Heritage Trust. Learn more about Dade Heritage Trust at http://dadeheritagetrust.org/ More than 18,000 school children discovered nature last year on national park field trips funded by the South Florida National Parks Trust.

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4th Annual Wine & Wildlife Celebrates National Parks

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                 Contact: Don Finefrock 305-665-4769 January 17, 2019                                                         dfinefrock@southfloridaparks.org Media Alert – Wildlife biologist Joe Wasilewski and former National Park Service Director Fran Mainella are each available for interviews prior to the event date. Wine & Wildlife Event Celebrates South Florida’s National Parks NAPLES – Conservation biologist Joe Wasilewski was an Army MP

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Higher Entrance Fees at Everglades National Park take effect in January 2019

December 2018 – Entrance fees at Everglades National Park are slated to rise in early January to help pay for new services including overnight lodging and a restaurant in Flamingo and deferred maintenance throughout the park.  The park announced the new fees earlier this month (see below). For a complete list of fees, visit https://www.nps.gov/ever/planyourvisit/fee-change-faqs.htm FOR

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